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Otakon Games and Anime Experience Orchestra

Otakorp, the parent group that organizes Otakon, has announced that it will be working with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to present "A Night in Fantasia: The Ultimate Games and Anime Experience".

Baltimore, MD (April 19, 2012) – Otakorp is proud to work in conjunction with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to present:

A Night in Fantasia: The Ultimate Games and Anime Experience
Saturday, July 28, 4 pm
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD
Philip Chu, conductor

Join Otakorp and the BSO for an exhilarating, one-night-only performance of music from some of the greatest video game and anime scores ever created, all arranged for full orchestra with production by Eminence Symphony Orchestra founder Hiroaki Yura. The show also features vocalist Jillian Aversa, who can be heard on the soundtracks of Soulcaliber V, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, God of War and more. Come dressed as your favorite video game or anime character!

Anyone who buys a ticket and is an Otakorp member (pre-registered for Otakon 2012) before May 1 can win one of two deluxe copies of the Soul Calibur 5 Japanese soundtrack!

To access tickets and enter the contest, follow this link for more details:

Proof of purchase of both the concert and membership (your ticket confirmation number and your Otakon member number) is required to award the prizes.

After April 27th you can purchase all tickets through the BSO website anytime or by calling 410.783.8000.

Otakon 2012 will be held July 27 – 29 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

ABOUT OTAKON AND OTAKORP, INC.: Now entering its nineteenth year, Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and also one of the largest gatherings of fans in the United States. Otakon celebrates popular culture as a gateway to deeper understanding of Asian culture, and has grown along with the enthusiasm for anime, manga, video games, and music from the Far East. Since 1999, Otakon has been held in Baltimore, Maryland; currently, Otakon is one of Baltimore's few large, city-wide events, drawing over 31,000 individual members for three days each year (for a paid attendance of over 85,000 turnstile attendees). Otakon is a membership based convention sponsored by Otakorp, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based, 501(c)3 educational non-profit whose mission is to promote the appreciation of Asian culture, primarily through its media and entertainment. Otakorp, Inc. is directed by an allvolunteer, unpaid staff – we are run by fans, for fans.

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